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KICU
Mar 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
house speaker john boehner is calling president obama's visit to capitol hill a good start to solving the nation's financial troubles. congressman boehner called the discussions frank and productive, as the president met with gop lawmakers behind closed doors yesterday. white house officials say mr. obama stressed the need to build trust between the two parties. the president also still believes there's an opportunity to reach a grand bargain on tax increases and spending cuts. meanwhile, europe is also facing budget friction. this week, members of the european parliament voted against a seven-year budget submitted last month by eu governments. the parliament is asking for more spending on economic growth and more flexibility to move money within the budget. now european government officials and parliament must head back to the drawing board. officials want to finalize the budget by summer. jp morgan chase ceo jamie dimon is not expected to testify on capitol hill this week about the so-called "london whale" trade. instead, the former chief investment officer, ina drew is scheduled to
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
house tours might resume as president obama says he's working with the secret service to allow school kids visiting washington during upcoming spring break vacation to see the people's house. >>> in an interview with "vogue" magazine, first lady michelle obama said she and the president don't socialize that much in washington because their daughters, sasha and malia, are the number one priority, but the president said now that the kids are getting older and have less time for their parents, "who knows? maybe you'll see us out in the clubs." that would be a sight to see. >>> and students at texas a&m showed up for country line dancing at a flash mob for former president george h.w. bush. he was visiting the bush school of government and public service. he said he loved the surprise performance. and that's your morning's "dish of scrambled politics." >>> and turning now to the weather, dylan dreyer is here with the forecast. how could you not love a flash mob of country line dancing? >> oh, i know. >> that would make anybody happy. >> i wonder how many people had to quick learn the line
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
announcement from the white house. president obama nominating debra jones to be next u.s. ambassador in libya. she previously served as ambassador for kuwait. the libyan assignment comes after a deadly assault on our consulate in benghazi that claimed four american lives including the former ambassador chris stevens. with some questions still unanswered about the terror attacks is it time to send another american ambassador to that country? general jack keane, retired four-star general, former vice chief of staff of the army and fox news contributor with strong opinions on this, general. good morning to you. not a single arrest for the murder of chris stevens and three others. you call that outrage just. explain. >> oh, yeah, the attack itself, burning down a consulate, driving out the cia and killing an ambassador and three others electrified that region and certainly emboldened them. they were all hungering down expecting the united states to pounce on them. we essentially are conducting a criminal investigation. 9/11, 12 years ago, the major lesson was, that a terrorist attack is an
MSNBC
Mar 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
obama heads back to the hill today. >> this time to meet with house republicans. >> he's lunching with house republicans. >> president obama's charm offensive continues. >> where democrats and republicans can get together. >> are the two sides so far apart. >> they are miles apart. >> they can't make a deal. >> it may be the differences are too wide. >> was the charm offensive political calculation? >> nothing happened over the last 2 1/2 years. >> the differences are too wide. >> an unbridgeable divide. >>> tonight msnbc's "ed show" got the biggest get. the get of the year. ed interviewed the florida man who secretly recorded mitt romney's remarks. that recording leaked into the presidential campaign in september when mitt romney was polling even with president obama. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. 47% are with him who believe they are victims and the government has a responsibility to care for them, believe they are entitled to health care, food, housing. they are people who pay no income tax. my job is not to worry about those people.
MSNBC
Mar 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >> president obama was greeted by a standing ovation by the house republicans. it was downhill from there. we will talk about that. in the rewrite, a republican who voted for the defensive marriage act says her vote was wrong. now she's pleading with the gop to finally do the right thing on marriage equality and the shocking testimony today in the senate about the sexual assaults happening in our military. senator claire mccaskill was there. she'll join me in a last word exclusive. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price.
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 11:00pm PDT
to return the people house back to the people. president obama said it wasn't my decision. it was the secret service. does it sit well with you? >> dana: no. is anything at all his fault? anything bad that happens he takes no blame for. if something good, he takes credit for it. it's masterful. they announced that george stephanopoulos would have the interview i said this is not a good idea. all they did is an inside baseball thing. they didn't drive any message. jill lauren of "national journal" wrote a piece saying what does he accomplish doing the interview? plus, he tried to bump the pope off the front page. >> eric: jay carney had a press conference today. he went back and forth on pressed by our own ed henry. clarify this. at one point he said yes, the president did make the decision. at another point in the same press conference they never, the secret service made the decision. it wasn't our fault. not our idea. >> kimberly: this is the problem. they have a messaging issue they can't stay on point or agree. they make inconsistent statements that everybody knows in court and tri
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
meeting with house republicans, today president obama talks to the group of republicans who may hold more of his legacy in their hands than he realizes, senate republicans. the bigger question, will the conversations continue after this week to try to find some common ground? meantime, a conservative kickoff as fan favorites headline a de facto 2016 cattle call in front of a boisterous base at the annual cpac meeting outside of washington today. >>> and an historic pick for pope. a latin american jesuit. we'll go live to the vatican in just minutes to break down what it means for the billion catholics around the world and perhaps our own politics here in the western hemisphere. >> good morning from los angeles this thursday, march 14th, 2013. this is "the daily rundown." now, here's chuck todd. >> thanks to brad stubbs out there in l.a. thanks for getting up early. you're going to vote in that mayoral runoff, brad? let us know who you're voting for if you do. send in your greetings. now, let's get to my first reads of the morning. today is arguably the most important day of outreach for t
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 2:00pm PDT
at cpac. we'll get to that in a minute. but first, good news in the white house tours front. interesting call today from the obama earlier this morning. it looks like the president may be close to reopening the people's house. "washington post" editorial page reopening the white house tour calling it bureaucratic hostage taking. a rough couple of days for mr. jay carney in briefing room. watch. >> secret service told us the tours cost $75,000 a week. how much is it going toques for the president to travel later this week to illinois? >> the president is the president of the united states. he is elected to represent all of the people. he travels around the country appropriately. i don't have a figure on the cost of presidential travel. it is, you know, obviously something, as every president deals with, the security and staff. significant undertaking. but the president has to travel around the country. he has to travel around the world. that is part of his job. >> how much does it cost for him to play golf? >> john, again, you're trivializing the impact. people will lose thei
ABC
Mar 14, 2013 12:35am PDT
, everyone. reactions here in the u.s. came from all over, including the white house where president obama welcomed pope francis saying in a statement, quote, alongside millions of hispanic americans, those of us in the united states share the joy of this historic day. for more we turn to my colleague, univision. >> nice to talk to you. >> nice to talk to you. let's start the reaction, of course, in arch arch was enormous. you've been talking to colleagues all across south america. >> i have not seen that kind of reaction in argentina since their football team won in the world cup. as you know, argentina is a very catholic country, about 76% are catholic. more importantly, not just argentina but the whole region. most of the catholics in the world are in the latin american region. over 40%. and it is a very important area for the church because that's also where they're losing a lot of followers. it is no wonder that one of the last things that benedict xvi said is that the future of the church is in the latin american region. that was a few days before he left his papacy. it might h
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2013 10:00am EDT
white house. the word sequester doesn't mean anything to this student. first lady michelle obama said that the white house is our house. well, it doesn't feel like it any more. mr. speaker, laneer students from texas are not alone. thousands of students nationwide are gearing up for spring break, the cherry blossom festival are a few weeks away. these trips require planning, time and, yes, even money. bake sales, car washes, parents work were off of all involved so kids could come to washington to tour the white house, but the president unfortunately has punished the people for the sake of a few nickels. perhaps the white house forgot what the first lady has said which is posted on the homepage of whitehouse.gov, quote, this is really what the white house is all about. it's the people's house. well, mr. speaker, if this is true, the president should take the padlocks off the white house doors, put the welcome mat back on the front porch because america's kids should not be evicted from their white house. mr. speaker, the open door philosophy of the white house is a uniquely ameri
Current
Mar 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
. president obama meeting with house republicans yesterday. apparently it was a pretty fiery session. when we come back reporter for roll call and congressional quarterly will tell us all about it, right here on the "full court press." >> announcer: this is the "full court press," the "bill press show," live on your radio and on current tv. gripping, current. (vo) this afternoon, current tv is the place for compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started next. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. ♪ ♪ >> announcer: heard around the country and seen on current tv. this is the bullfight strategies show. >>
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
they vote for it, they don't allow conservatives in the house to put an amendment on it. obama's not taking boehner seriously, he's kicking him around like a soccer ball. that's the problem, the republicans have got to show they mean something, if they don't, this is going to continue and as far as obama goes, mr. president, you said you would not raise taxes on the middle class. you increase those payroll taxes. why do you keep lying to the american people? you said you wouldn't raise taxes on the middle class. we've got all kinds of taxes on medical devices, on insurance plans that are passed on to the people. we've got all kinds of taxes and not only that, businesses are going to reduce employment 40 hours a week, 30 hours a week, to 29 hours a week. you've done this. you've done this to the middle class. why do you keep lying about it. >> sean: you know, mark, you and i had him pegged from day one. i know there are johnnie-come-lately's that have come on the scene to if i can it out. it's got to be stopped. more with the great mark levin out of his bunker. and if you thought
KRON
Mar 13, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. it's also believed he blew up his own house. police think the 64-year- old is inside the building - and is still alive. >> catherine: in a closed door meeting today with house republicans. president barrack obama discussed a comprehensive immigration overhaul. four g-o-p lawmakers say the president made the argument that he won more than 70 percent of the hispanic vote last november, and republicans stand to gain if they support a sweeping rewrite of immigration law. one republican said the argument was met by "light chuckles" from the republican lawmakers. republican and house speaker john boehner says the meeting involved a candid exchange of ideas, but differences remain over the budget, the federal debt and other issues. in sacremento, democrats have regained their two- thirds majority in the state senate with a special election victory in a san diego-based district. democrat ben hueso will switch from the assembly to the senate after receiving 52 percent of the vote in the 40th senate district race. >> jacqueline: the changes. we will continue that a slight warming trend. the
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT
republicans, the house democrats, president obama told us we're having good discussions. we're told in the meeting with the senate republicans, republicans made a call for a 75 year fix of entitlement programs. >> those guys eat can lobster. i had a brown bag sandwich at my disk. how about you? >> takeout from downstair. >> liveovers is usual live what i get. thanks very much. >>> one controversial case raising questions about corruption and rape and the influence of social media. the latest on the trial that is splitting a community apart. plus, the head of the transportation security administration on capitol hill, trying to explain, perhaps in vain, why your toothpaste is more dangerous handa pocket knife in the eyes of the u.s. government. details straight ahead. [ kate ] many women may not be absorbing the calcium they take as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. there's no subtext... just taco
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 9:00am PDT
? >> perfectly appropriate. >> the obama administration officially ending all white house tours. >> but with a perfectly appropriate donation of a half million dollars, president obama will come to you. >> jonathan, that was karl rove's american crossroads, they're running that ad, they take that idea seriously. that they are in a position to criticize o.f.a. for raising money and supposedly selling influence. >> look, the 2012 campaign will be remembered for having built the largest, most sophisticated grassroots political organization of all time. you know what the average donation was to o.f.a.? $65. this is an army of millions of donors. the real question about it is whether the people who gave during the campaign will now step up and realize, they have to send in their contributions of $15, $20, $50 in order to advance the president's agenda. o.f.a. made a big mistake a couple of weeks ago in saying they would accept so-called dark money. which is money that you don't have to disclose. and they've now reversed themselves, that was a really bad idea. now that they're on record for transpar
PBS
Mar 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
increases. meantime, president obama went to the hill today to meet with house republicans, hoping to sell his proposal to strike a so-called grand bargain of tax increases and entitlement cuts. but when the president releases his own budget plan in april. >>> also in the spotlight in washington today, president obama meeting with some top ceos to talk about the threat of cyber attacks and the huge economic losses that come from computer hacking. the president said he's taking cyber security seriously, so seriously that he met with those business leaders in the situation room at the white house. eamon joins us from the white house with more. >> hi, you guys. well, it was about a dozen ceos here at the white house. the white house itself has been a little cagey about the list of ceos who attended this meeting. we staked them out and didn't see a whole lot on their way in or way out, but we're told jamie dimon was here, also rex tillerson was expected to attend and a long list of other top business ceos from a range of industries. clearly this was a meeting that the president said was i
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT
agent. >>> to politics, president obama has s just wrapping up a meeting with house democrats on capitol hill. earlier today he tried to make progress with a much tougher crowd. senate republicans. with the charm offensive in full if he can, this is turning into a game of good cop bad cop. today let's just say that house minority leader nancy pelosi assumed the bad cop role. >> it is a hoax. we've moved into the category of hoax. an exercise in contradictions, repealing the affordable care act while using the law of savings and revenues to balance their budget. >> i bet we'll see more fire work in the guest spot. the independent senator bernie sanders is his cycle debut. we played the clip from the leader pelosi. she also though made a little news today saying that she would be open to this idea of a benefits reduction in social security. chain cpi is what it is called. part of a grand bargain. president obama has been pursuing this grand bargain. the idea of replacing the sequester. fair or not, it seems like the leaders of your party are sort of putting all these discussions on
Current
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
everything on obama. >> stephanie: but what they do care about is white house tours. >> that's right. >> stephanie: which is -- what? the president having to answer that question. >> obama: i have to say this was not a decision that went up to the white house, but what the secret service explained to us was they are going to have to furlough some folks. what furloughs mean is that people lose a day of work and a day of pay. >> so that's why they want white house tours. they want to make it dangerous for the president and his family. >> stephanie: that's right. jay carney. >> the white house runs the tours. we -- the tours are of the white house. the secret service staffs the tours. the secret service came to us with a decision that because of the sequester cuts, it would be in their view impossible to staff those tours. >> so we got our tour just in time. >> stephanie: yes, thanks god. that's all we care about. we got ours. screw yous. ezra client -- or as i call him ere-za. republicans have within pretty unimpressed by the sequester. boner called the cuts devastating. romney and rya
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
. here are quick headlines. the house passing a bill preventing the obama administration from waving work requirements for federal assistance. it passed 246 to 281. a disturbing study out of california where a kiddie academy teacher has been raised. she is accused of lacing sipy cuts with sleeping aids. they are 1 and 2 years old. someone saw her put something in their cup. they found evidence at her home. she has since been fired. >> what is it like to fly in the danger zone? lockheed martin has set up cockpit sim tlierts for x 35 lightening 2 in arizona. it's as single seat single engine aircraft for the u.s. military. >>> 16 trillion and counting. obama says the country does not have a debt crisis a much different story compared to what he said as senator in 2008. we have the latest on this story. >> this entire week the president put out a renewed effort to reach a budget deal with republicans. the white house wants to pass a budget for next year and raise the debt ceiling but during an interview with abc he said the u.s. doesn't have an immediate debt crisis. >> have an immediat
FOX Business
Mar 14, 2013 6:00pm EDT
#* closing the white house to tours? they are not. as usual, obama and company blamed everybody else. they claim it was the secret service and them alone who decided to cancel the tours. the secret service has such a great history of good decision making, as we talked about in the past, and boy did that plan backfire. reason -- rather than being an example, this was an opportunity to point out all the other ways the white house is wasting money, like hiring 84 very expensive interns. unbelievable. up next, could president obama and california governor, jerry brown, change their mind on energy policy and sigh the keystone pipeline and more fracking? we'll have more details after the break. ♪ understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account follow me online so i can react in real-time. plus, my local scottrade office is there to help. because they know i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade. voted "best investment services company." all statstep seven pointo mithis itwo one two.his time. rify an
LINKTV
Mar 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
house republicans wednesday in a bid to resolve the ongoing standoff over a budget deal. obama sparked concern over his willingness to discuss cutting safety net programs in a bid to cut spending. wednesday, he appeared to directly reject republican's stated priority of reducing spending to trim the deficit, reportedly telling them "our biggest problems in the next 10 years are not deficits." the meeting followed the release of the republicans' 2014 budget by paul ryan. his plan would balance the budget in 10 years through major cuts to social programs, including the repeal president obama's healthcare law. president obama said a difference with republicans may be too wide to reach a deal. it may ultimately be the differences are just too wide, if their position is we cannot to any revenue or we can only do revenue if we get medicare or social security or gut medicaid. if that is the position, we probably will not get a deal. >> president of a mess, it's also, senate democrats released 'seir 14 -- president obama comments also came as senate democrats released their 2014 budget
PBS
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the u.s. house voted today to block the obama administration from granting state waivers to work requirements under welfare. republicans charged the president is trying to gut the 1996 welfare reform law. last summer, the white house said it would grant waivers, if states can meet welfare-to-work goals by other means. so far, no state has applied for a waiver. the house bill is not expected to pass the democratic- controlled senate. a juvenile court in steubenville, ohio today opened a rape trial that's drawn international attention. the two defendants are high school football players, ages 16 and 17. they're accused of raping a 16- year-old girl last august. social media postings have fueled claims that other students should have been charged and that police under- played the incident to protect the football team. the police have denied it. in china, authorities near shanghai pulled hundreds more dead pigs from a river that provides drinking water to the city. in all, they've found more than 6,600 pig carcasses in the water sinc
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 1:00am PDT
legislation that passed in the house today, the free obama phone lie and the other particularly racially charged elements of the republican thesis from the campaign that democratic voters are moochers. >> if you look at the map, if you look at it nationally, there are enough votes for the democratic coalition to win the popular vote fairly comfortably in a national election. there are enough votes in the big states that decide for the democrats to win big states and big senate races. when you break the country down into 435 house districts, the democratic vote is so concentrated in metropolitan areas and the republican vote so spread out over suburban areas, you create a permanent republican house. the demographics of the districts in the house districts do not match the demographics nationally, they are not evolving the way the rest of the country is. they are much older and much, much whiter. it's the republican primary, not the general election that determines who is going to represent them. all the messages, the people who represent the districts and go to washington were im
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 7:00pm PDT
time since 2010, house republicans confronting president obama as a group, but it was an exchange between the president and a former illinois colleague grabbed everyone's attention. and going toe to toe with president obama, nice to see you. >> thanks, greta. >> you served with the president in the illinois government. >> we were in the illinois senate for years. >> and today it's reported you gave him a hard time that congress fears he's leading our nation to the same financial bankruptcy as illinois has. >> yes, look, when house republicans and i think most of the country, greta, hear the president's articulated view of the economy, they hear the same rhetoric that led illinois to be a financial basket case. chase revenues, the revenues underperform. don't deal with the underlying spending problems and now what's going on in illinois? almost 10 billion dollars in unpaid bills, almost the second highest per capita debt of any state in the union, higher than average unemployment rate, a downgrade in the credit rating and all of these things are exactly what president obama portend
KICU
Mar 13, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: president obama returns to capitol hill, this time to reach out to house republicans. >> i thought that we had a very frank, and candid exchange of ideas. frankly, i think it was productive. >> reporter: partisan divisions were still on display during the debate of the house gop that wants to reform entitlement programs and repeal obama care. >> this republican budget once again takes an idealogical uncompromising approach to addressing that budget challenge. >> reporter: the president does not typically visit lawmakers often on capitol hill, but he's headed back again on thursday to meet with senate republicans and house democrats. in washington, jennifer davis, fox news. >>> pittsburg and bay point residents will have a chance to turn in guns for cash. police will pay $50 for weapons that don't work, $200 for semi automatic handguns, shotguns, and rifles. and $300 for assault weapons. santa clara county is holding its second gun buy back event on march 23. this is video from the county's last gun buy back early this month. the second event will be held in san jose. they'r
FOX News
Mar 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
want to go back to president obama with stephanopoulos answering the question about the white house tours and why did the white house decide to do it? >> this was not a decision that went up to the white house. >> the amazing thing is that jay carney contradicted his boss within eight hours. >> we had to cancel the tours. it's our job to cancel the tours, they can the not cancel them. so, because this is not a tour of the building, this is a tour of the white house and grounds. >> some say it's unseemly to accuse a president of lying, and it may be unseemly. people don't want to believe that, but that's exactly what happened here. >> and today for the first time since 2010, house republicans confronting president obama as a group, but it was an exchange between the president and a former illinois colleague grabbed everyone's attention. and going toe to toe with president obama, nice to see you. >> thanks, greta. >> you served with the president in the illinois government. >> we were in the illinois senate for years. >> and today it's reported you gave him a hard time that congress f
FOX Business
Mar 14, 2013 4:00pm EDT
latest. >> sound positive. doesn't mean it will end up that way after budget discussions. house democrats after the meeting with president obama they pushed that he president obama doesn't make too many concessions on entitlements. house speaker john boehner says it will take a lot more than dinner dates and phone calls to have a budget done here. he also said when it comes to budgets basically he believes the president's is ready to go and that for political reasons he is not releasing it. senate republicans spoke about debt, deficits. they want a 75-year fix to entitlements. they said they had a lengthy discussion on tax reform. >> my impression was he thought the corporate rate needed to come down and it would be revenue neutral. a more sticky point obviously would be if he tried to use the personal rates, the non-corporate rates as a way to generate additional revenue. >> so what the president has been meetings here on capitol hill. thought the house would pass its budget next week. the senate would pass its budget next week. two very different versions on futures you to tax
FOX
Mar 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
shelf the extremist liberal budget we've been hearing so much about. >> reporter: president obama returns to capitol hill, this time to reach out to house republicans. >> i thought that we had a very frank, and candid exchange of ideas. frankly, i think it was productive. >> reporter: partisan divisions were still on display during the debate of the house gop that wants to reform entitlement programs and repeal obama care. >> this republican budget once again takes an idealogical uncompromising approach to addressing that budget challenge. >> reporter: the president does not typically visit lawmakers often on capitol hill, but he's headed back again on thursday to meet with senate republicans and house democrats. in washington, jennifer davis, fox news. >>> pittsburg and bay point residents will have a chance to turn in guns for cash. police will pay $50 for weapons that don't work, $200 for semi automatic handguns, shotguns, and rifles. and $300 for assault weapons. santa clara county is holding its second gun buy back event on march 23. this is video from the county's last gun b
FOX
Mar 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
cyberprotection and the white house standed to reports cyber attacks are coming from other countries. the chinese offered to discuss the problem. >> we need it have that conversation, that dialogue. this is a international challenge. >> pope benedict president obama met with a number of ceos at the white house to discuss cyber attacks. in an interview before the meeting the president called cyber security a growing problem. >>> teenager took home $20,000 in prize money in a math and science competition. she finished in 10th place at the science talent search. there were 1700 and 40 finalists who presented their projects in washington, d.c. last weekend. >>> tonight we are learning police made an arrest in a pharmacy theft case. police arrested a man last week. he is accused of stealing $10,000 of prescription drugs from the medical foundation. police found the drugs at his home and his car. >>> so what was it like to be in st. peter's square as history was made today? we are going to take you there live in 3 minutes. >> and a local scholar shares what the new pope selection could me
FOX Business
Mar 14, 2013 9:20am EDT
end of this how do you suggest that president obama somehow come and meet him in the middle? >> i'm not sure the budget is coming out of the house as much as any new revenues to solve the budget problems. by the way, i think we could learn something from the vatican if you lock everybody in a room with 500-year-old plumbing, we might get a deal here. charles: you know what? i tell you what, i'm for it. i thiik that's the most bipartisan thing that will be said all day long. on the budget situation, you know, it's interesting because obviously the president has taken a different tact here recently going into the sequester deal and sort of went to the people to make his case and the country's not falling apart. sequestration might have been a ploy, if you will, to sort of put the g.o.p. in a box, but seems to be working against the president and might be changing the whole tenor of this debate. >> well, i think the issue on sequestration, i think the president did sort of overestimate the effects and what i'm seeing is that it's having serious effects, but in limited populations. for
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
the alliance is worth preserving. >> 8:32 eastern time. present obama has told house republicans that he is still weighing a decision on the keystone pipeline from canada to texas. speaking yesterday with gop members, the president says jobs numbers and other benefits are probably exaggerated, but he did not rollout a decision to approve the bout -- the pipeline. lee terry said the president appeared "conflicted on the pipeline." he went on to say he wished the president, as were less negative, but he hopes the pipeline will be approached -- approved. gun control legislation is being considered in congress. the senate judiciary committee is set to approve an assault weapons ban today. went to get to the senate next month, the measure seems unlikely to survive because of opposition from her publicans and some moderate immigrants. the sponsor, dianne feinstein, said she will all the help she can get because she will be facing an 800 pound gorilla. the national rifle association. later today, a ceremony to welcome secretary chuck hagel to the pentagon. vice president biden will offi
CNN
Mar 14, 2013 4:00am PDT
president obama meets later today with senate republicans and house democrats a day after he wrangled over budget issues with house republicans. yesterday's meeting the president did receive a standing ovation as he entered a conference room in the capital basement but a nearly 90-minute long meeting left republicans unmoved. last night the president spoke about the talks of the so-called charm offensive that has failed seemingly to change anyone's opinion. >> over the last several weeks press here in washington has been reporting about obama's charm offensive. well, the truth of the matter is all i've been doing is just calling up folks and trying to see if we can break through some of the gobblety-gook of our policies here. >> tweeted a picture from the meeting where several gop house members asked the president whether his motives were purely political. >> you know, he's the president. >> he looked tired. >> he did look exhaustive. >> he's speaking to his people last night talking about what he's been doing over the last week. he looked exhaustive. there are a lot of repub
NBC
Mar 13, 2013 5:30pm PDT
rampage. >>> president obama continued his campaign for better relationships on capitol hill today. he met with republicans in the house. according to sources who were in the room, the president learned about the new pope during the meeting and announced word of the white smoke to a round of warm applause. >>> there is as we mentioned a growing backlash from all sides of this commercial aviation industry against the tsa decision to allow passengers to carry certain smaller knives on board planes for the first time since 9/11. the union representing tsa screeners has now come out against it. as have the flight attendants. they gave john pistole an earful tonight. they join the ceos of delta, american, u.s. airways and the u.s. air marshalls and coalition of airline pilots. they have all come out in opposition to this. pistole says terrorists remain focused on using explosives to bring down aircraft and this decision, he says, will free up screeners to focus more on searching for explosives. >>> ed asner has been hospitalized with what was described as exhaustion. he's touring in his one
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 3:00am PDT
"hardball's" chris matthews. up next, president obama meets face-to-face for the house republicans since 2011 first. first, a check on the forecast. >> a nice tease. the spring weather with us the last three or four days on the eastern seaboard is gone this morning. grab the winter clothes. chilly. the windchill values in the teens now across pennsylvania, much of new york state and now the cold air is sweeping right into boston, hartford, providence and philly and d.c. a cold day and at least we will have some sunshine. snow on the map coming down from minneapolis and rochester. careful driving on the roads there and snow work toward the quad cities and chicago may see snowflakes. winter forecast for many areas of the great lakes and northeast. snow showers in the northeast this morning too. you may see some of those if you look out the window in southeastern connecticut and southern rhode island right now. so the highs today much cooler than yesterday. upper 30s to low 40s. typically, we should be near 50 this time of year, so this is unusually cold. as i mentioned yesterday, the whole sout
FOX Business
Mar 13, 2013 10:00pm EDT
the taurus and the invitations and process. so the white house, as we said, canceled the taurus. lou: the white house canceled the taurus. meanwhile, the president not only disputing the existenceeof a debt crisis, president obama used to sequester gusty -- sequester cutso claim his administration has already made enough cuts to get the deficit under control, the very same sequester that he spent more than a month trying to scare the american people about. >> we don't have immediate crisis in terms of debt if the sequester stays in. you have over three and a half trillion dollars in deficit reduction already. lou: considering the president's so-called our reach to republicans, my first guest tonight says republicans have a frank discussion with the president but says also, there are still significant policy differences. joining us now, congressman, member of the committee, chairman of the subcommittee on immigration, border security, member of the house oversight committee. congressman, great have you with us. it does not sound like the president was expecting much, and he delivered.
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 4:00pm PDT
much. president obama back on capitol hill for the third straight day as house and senate leaders battle over rival budget plans. the president has now met with members from parties of both chambers. and mitch mcconnell said it was a quote, great meeting, but senator mcconnell added, we'll see where we go from here. the city that gave us the model t, supplied the allies during two world wars and reinvented soul music is now the biggest city in american history to lose control of its own finances. michigan today appointing an emergency manager to oversee the troubled city of detroit. we knew this could be coming, people had hoped it would get worked out, it hasn't. governor rick snyder tapped bankruptcy expert kevyn orr, he helps with chrysler, but the detroit is a different thing altogether. a budget deficit more than 320 million right now and what that's translating as is things like this. the fire department stretched so thin it's proposed just letting vacant buildings burn if they catch fire. the city cannot afford to keep all of its street lights on, some city streets are just
FOX News
Mar 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
" control room. yesterday it was house republicans. today president obama meets with g.o.p. senators. the fac face-to-face meetings were nice gesture but will they lead to any real progress on solving the major problems that we face? we'll explore that. a live picture of republicans gathering at the cpac convention. it's a whose who but who was left off the list continues to pwheubg headlines. we'll have that for you. and after six weeks on the witness stand jodi arias' testimony finally done. did she say enough to convince the jury to spare her the death penalty in the gruesome murder of her ex-boyfriend. all of that and breaking news as the second hour of "happening now" starts right now. jon: we begin this hour with news about the president's so-called charm offensive. it is on for yet another day. i'm jon scott. jenna: hey, everybody, i'm jenna lee. in about 45 minutes the president will meet with senate republicans on capitol hill. this is all part of a new push to make a deal to cut the deficit. this comes just one day after some republicans took to the floor forcing a vote to defun
Current
Mar 13, 2013 5:00pm PDT
you. >> john: president obama continued his charm offensive by meeting with house republicans on capitol hill but for most republicans it probably did them more charm than good. this is why they left the meeting at separate teams when just being seen with the nation's president can get a good conservative congressman primaried by not so conservative groups. including club for growth who doesn't believe are right wing enough which means not conservative enough to support paul ryan's budget. the same one that has failed to gain any support from the majority of the sane american public leading any member of the g.o.p. with the position either don't support the ryan budget and you get primaried. or support it and get clobbered over the head with it by democrats in 2014. let's bring in someone who is all too happy to watch republicans squirm, the founder and publisher of the daily kos your friend and mine, markos moulitsas good evening. >> good evening. >> john: good to have you. is there any chance to think that he has any success winning them over to the common sense approach and ma
FOX Business
Mar 13, 2013 11:00pm EDT
things flat lined as they have since obama's been in office. neil: peter, what's to stop nip in the white house from looking at the markets, looking at the improvin economic status, not across the board, but enough of the board to feel we run the spending board, keep doing what we are doing because, obviously, it's working. look at those markets. what do you think? >> what's going to stop them is voters, for one thing, and house republicans fornother who basically said they're not in the mood for any kind of tax hikes right now, and, you know, patty murray's budget raises about a trillion dollars, and all else being equal, raising tax revenue, you raise taxes crowds out private investment, but i want to offer a half defense of what she's doing because the way she raises revenue is not by raising tax rates, but closing tax loopholes and things like that. neil: i liked a lot of she said because it wasot across the board rate increased, and i do like what i saw in the paul ryan because i finally read his thing today. defense cuts in there -- >> the problem -- neil: he's limiting the gr
MSNBC
Mar 14, 2013 3:00pm PDT
obama seemed to think it went pretty well. >> i think we've had good conversations. but ultimately it's a matter of the house and the senate, both caucuses getting together and everybody being willing to compromise. we'll see. >> all right. now let's see what republicans thought. texas senator john cornyn said, quote, it is clear to me that balancing our budget and cutting bloated washington spending are not president obama's top priorities. the president and i have significant disagreements. huh? i guess after all that lobster lunch, the claws really came out. and over in the house, well, let's just say the speaker's not really glowing about his meeting with the president yesterday. >> i think we had an honest discussion but it's going to take more than dinner dates and phone calls. it's going to take senate democrats rolling up their sleeves, making tough choices about how to solve our problems. >> dinner dates and phone calls? give me a break. the president has already bent over backwards for the gop but he's not going to back down from his core presence. following today's meeting, t
CNBC
Mar 14, 2013 7:00pm EDT
agencies keeping a close watch on your bank accounts? if the obama administration gets its way, they will be. the white house is drawing up plans to give all u.s. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains data on all u.s. citizens. joining us to talk about this is texas attorney general greg abbott who has concerned about the proposal. still on cell with me, steve mccann, jim petrikoukas and don lufkin. >> good to be back with you, larry. i'm deeply troubled out of a trend imposed by the federal government. largely, a concern about the erosion of constitutional protections and legal protections, but more specifically here, we're seeing the expansion of the federal government seeking more documents, more access, into our records, here in particular, banking records, and a very troubling way that i call this the black hole law. because what the federal government is doing, expanding the size and scope of the black hole of information of your banking records that they will be able to access across the board exposing people to even further threats. the biggest problem
FOX
Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
there's room for improvement when i see you next. >>> president obama heads back to capitol hill today to meet with senate republicans and house democrats. it's the president's third trip this week to meet with lawmakers. he's trying to get republicans and democrats to agree on a budget. yesterday senate democrats unveiled their budget proposal calling for increases in spending and taxes. the republican budget plan focuses on spending cuts. the president will release his proposal early next month. >>> time is now 6:16. in berkeley a high school student is recovering after being beaten and robbed within blocks of a school. it happened yesterday morning about 11:15. the victim goes to berkeley technology academy. his school and a nearby preschool were locked down for about 30 minutes while police searched around for the suspect. that boy was taken to a hospital, his injuries described as minor. so far no arrests have been made. >>> the legal battle over two can use martin's beach in san mateo county goes to court today. a gate was put up a few years ago after the beach was sold. th
NBC
Mar 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT
sexual assaults and bring those accused of them to justice. >>> president obama was back on capitol hill to meet with house republicans one day after they released their budget proposal. he left sounding upbeat. the senate budget committee released the plan raising taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade but cutting spending by almost a trillion by closing tax loopholes that benefit the wealthy. republicans are pushing for a balanced budget by repealing obama care. the president's budget proposal is due in early april. >>> one year after japan's deadly tsunami the cleanup is beginning here on the west coast. janelle wang is here with our world tonight. >> japan is giving california $1 million to help clean up the debris washing up to our shores and giving oregon and washington $1 million each. 1.5 million metric tons of debris will reach the west coast. >>> a new report reveals chilling details in the deaths of 900 protesters during egypt's uprising. police were behind nearly all of the killings and used snipers from roof tops to shoot into the crowd. the new information could a
CNN
Mar 14, 2013 2:00am PDT
, and richmond have pleaded not guilty to those charges. >>> charmed? not so sure. president obama's latest move in the white house is so-called charm offensive fails to get republicans to move on budget talks. he entered a conference room in the capitol basement. but the meeting left republicans unmoved. the president spoke last night about those talks. >> over the last several weeks, the press here in washington has been reporting about obama's charm offensive. you know, the truth of the matter is, all i've been doing is just calling up folks and trying to see if we can break through some of the gobbledygook of our politics here. >> drop the charm offensive and bring up the gobbledygook. several gop house members asked the president whether his motives were purely political. >>> the president has chosen a new ambassador for libya. deborah jones will be his nominee for that post. jones also served in turkey, syria, the uae and ethiopia. she would replace the late christopher stevens in libya. he was one of four americans killed last year in an attack in benghazi. >>> tough times in
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